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Najar Name Meaning

most probably a habitational name from Najar, Alacant. alternatively, it may be an occupational name derived from Arabic najjar ‘carpenter’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Najjar, Nagar, Nazar, Haar, Bazar, Nader, Navar, Nava, Nasir, Lazar

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Najar Family Origin

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Najar Family Occupations

What did your Najar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Najar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Najar's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Horse Breaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Najar. A less common occupation for the Najar family was Potter.

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  • Laborer

    43%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Horse Breaker

    14%
  • Potter

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Najar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Najar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Najar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Najar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Najar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Najar. For the veterans among your Najar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Najar Life Expectancy

What is the average Najar lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Najar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Najar in 1953 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Najar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Najar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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